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An Introduction to #Crowdfunding in the world [Infographic] | #dataviz

An Introduction to #Crowdfunding in the world [Infographic] | #dataviz | e-Xploration | Scoop.it
Crowdfunding Infographic explaining its definition, trends, number and location of crowdfunding sites and types of crowdfunding models and success stories
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Driven in part by the explosion of vibrant social-networking media, the crowdfunding sensation now stretches to the far reaches of the globe. Fostering creativity, philanthropy, and growth, crowdfunding sites have fundamental social and economic impact, and are altering the allocation of capital.

This great new infographic — commissioned by the crowdfunding site PleaseFund.Us in collaboration with Crowdsourcing.org — provides insights into crowdfunding including:

 

- Its definition

- Trends

- Geographic prevalence

- Number and location of crowdfunding sites

- Launch dates

- Types of crowdfunding models and the evolution of funding ideologies

- Stimuli and triggers

- Success stories

- Crowdfunding and social media

 

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The World Religions Tree I #dataviz #anthropology #diffusion

The World Religions Tree I #dataviz #anthropology #diffusion | e-Xploration | Scoop.it

Dynamic infographic on world religions (don't be intimidated by the page being in Russian... The graphic is not).


Via Seth Dixon, Glenis Joyce
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Olivia G Torres's curator insight, November 30, 2014 6:18 PM

This was super awesome!! It's a diagram that lets you zoom into the branches that are religion. Its really cool to see how different religions derived and how some are connected. I think it's really cool to see how many different branches have been made through out the years and just how far back religions went. I really like that you can see the long and sometimes lost roots of the religion.

Abby Laybourn's curator insight, December 10, 2014 1:25 PM

Although this was kind of hard to read it was interesting to see how different religions are related and where they stem from. 

Marita Viitanen's curator insight, January 31, 6:48 PM

Tämä puu jotakuinkin hämmentää...

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Web analytics In Real Time

Web analytics In Real Time | e-Xploration | Scoop.it

Mankind loves making maps, and the world wide web, densely interconnected and phenomenally complex, always makes for a nice visual.

Typically these take the form of neon blobs floating against black backgrounds, like frames captured from old Winamp plug-ins, and while they’re always nice to look at, they don’t always do much in the way of helping us understand the massive global network we traverse every day. This latest effort, however, is a little different. Called simply Map of the Internet, it’s as informative as it is beautiful.


The map, which takes the form of a free app for Android and iOS, features 22,961 of the Internet’s biggest nodes--not individual websites, but the ISPs, universities, and other places that host them--joined by some 50,000 discrete connections. The app gives you two ways of surveying it all: geographically, on a globe, or by size, which rearranges the nodes into a loose column of points. Both views are interactive; instead of showing the Internet as a static neon blob, the app lets you explore the neon blob in the round, with all the familiar multitouch gestures. It may not look like the Google Maps app, but it instantly feels like it, which makes exploring the underbelly of the web all the easier...


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Infographic: An Amazing, Invisible Truth About Wikipedia

Infographic: An Amazing, Invisible Truth About Wikipedia | e-Xploration | Scoop.it

Every Wikipedia entry has an optional feature we take for granted--geotagging. An entry on the Lincoln Memorial will be linked to its specific latitude and longitude in Washington D.C. On any individual post, this may or may not be a useful thing. But what about looking at these locations en masse?

That was a question asked by data viz specialist and programmer Olivier Beauchesne. To find out, he downloaded all of Wikipedia (it’s open-source, after all) then used an algorithm that would assemble 300 topical clusters from popular, related keywords. Then he placed the location of each article in these topical clusters on a map. What he found was astounding...


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How #Algorithms Change The World As We Know It [Infographic]

How #Algorithms Change The World As We Know It [Infographic] | e-Xploration | Scoop.it
The algorithms around us every day change the world constantly. This infographic goes into detail about some of the most profound algorithms in our lives.
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More Than 800,000 Scientific Papers In One Beautiful Infographic | #scientometrics #SNA

More Than 800,000 Scientific Papers In One Beautiful Infographic | #scientometrics #SNA | e-Xploration | Scoop.it

ArXiv is an online archive that stores hundreds of thousands of scientific papers in physics, mathematics, and other fields. The citations in those papers link to one another, forming a web, but you're not going to see those connections just by sifting through the archive.

So physicist Damien George and Ph.D student Rob Knegjens took it on themselves to create Paperscape, an interactive infographic that beautifully and intuitively charts the papers.

The infographic is a mass of circles. Each circle represents a paper, and the bigger a circle is, the more highly cited it is. The papers are color-coded by discipline--pink for astrophysics, yellow for math, etc.--and papers that share many of the same citations are placed closer together.


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Jay Ratcliff's curator insight, September 6, 2013 1:35 PM

This is cool!  It is like the map of the Internet done last year sometime.

I lucked out and found the section about SNA in the lower left hand side of the map.  Look for Network under the Quantitative Finance section, go figure.

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Share Your Google Analytics Data As An Infographic

Share Your Google Analytics Data As An Infographic | e-Xploration | Scoop.it

Wouldn’t it be great to get weekly website performance updates as a simple, easy-to-read graphic?

Now you can go beyond the Google Analytics dashboard with a new creative  – and free – tool by Visual.ly. The New Google Analytics Report automatically delivers an infographic depicting your favorite metrics right to your desktop. See the infographic at the article link for a sample of a full infographic that is generated...


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Didde Glad's curator insight, March 24, 2013 5:52 PM

Præsentér ledelsesinformation i GRATIS designet dashboard med gnaske få klik 

 

 

 

 

ParadigmGallery's comment, March 25, 2013 11:48 AM
did it, interesting, not so sure the artsy, soft approach to the analytics report is as visually satisfying as the bright, primary colors of google.....
AlGonzalezinfo's curator insight, April 9, 2013 10:03 PM

Awesome scoop, thanks Robin!

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How and Why Social Engineering Works [Infographic]

How and Why Social Engineering Works [Infographic] | e-Xploration | Scoop.it

For many people in today’s world, being “online” has become a constant status. High-speed internet, smart phones and tablet PC’s have enabled us to stay connected whenever and wherever we are.

Social hackers capitalize on vulnerabilities when it comes to keeping personal details private, and the problem has only seemed to get worse as the digital age has developed.

Techniques as simple as looking over a shoulder as someone enters bank details or passwords are often used, as well as sending out deceiving emails ridden with malware and viruses that can take control of your computer. Hackers pose as a trusted entity in email blasts that utilize mind tricks to get the viewer to click on the link that will trigger the infection of your computer.

Everyone with an internet connection is vulnerable, and public awareness is the first step in ending this growing problem...


Via Lauren Moss, Rui Guimarães Lima
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Cam's curator insight, March 12, 2013 4:50 AM

Infographics are always fun!

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The Facts and Figures on YouTube in 2013 - Infographic

The Facts and Figures on YouTube in 2013 - Infographic | e-Xploration | Scoop.it

Online video has gone from zero to a staggering 800 million monthly visitors and 4 billion hours of video viewed per month. And that is just YouTube! Every second there are 46,296 YouTube videos being viewed all around the world.

See more statistics on Youtube and online video growth at this infographic...


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Sarah Miller's curator insight, February 11, 2013 11:12 AM

This has got to be one of my favorite scoop it articles that I have come across yet! It was very interesting to see how far YouTube has come along since the year 2005 when the first official video was uploaded to YouTube. The article takes you through the years and the biggest achievements that YouTube has accomplished up to this present day. It also includes interesting facts about the Social Media network that I never knew about before, got me more interested in using YouTube and creating my own channel or even subscribing to others! 

Philippe Trebaul's curator insight, March 2, 2013 6:09 AM
Les Faits et chiffres sur YouTube en 2013 - Infographie.

Online video has gone from zero to a staggering 800 million monthly visitors and 4 billion hours of video viewed per month. And that is just YouTube! Every second there are 46,296 YouTube videos being viewed all around the world.

See more statistics on Youtube and online video growth at this infographic...























The Facts and Figures on YouTube in 2013 - Infographic via @MYDstudio http://sco.lt/...


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A Campaign Map, Morphed By Money : NPR

A Campaign Map, Morphed By Money : NPR | e-Xploration | Scoop.it

We've reshaped the United States based on where superPACs and other outside groups spent their money to air political ads aimed at influencing the presidential election.  The result?  One weirdly telling map.


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